About NATE Testing

NATE tests were developed as a method of determining a technicians expertise in specific areas of the HVAC industry. The tests were developed by industry leaders and reflect a consensus opinion of what the average HVAC service or install technician should know. The tests are also an invaluable aid in helping technicians increase their skill levels by showing the specific areas where additional training is needed. NATE offers tests to Installation, Service, and Senior level technicians.

There are ten specialties available:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Distribution
  • Gas Heating
  • Heat Pumps
  • Oil Heating
  • Hydronics Gas
  • Hydronics Oil
  • Light Commercial Refrigeration
  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • HVAC Efficiency Analyst (Additional Requirements Needed)

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